All Adverb
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  • At the first house we visited we found three women all busily occupied. Cited from In Indian Mexico (1908), by Frederick Starr
  • There they found the captain busily engaged upon something which looked like a chair. Cited from Rod of the Lone Patrol, by H. A. Cody
  • His health improved after his retirement and he busily continued his scientific studies.
  • We were all busily employed from morning till night writing and making up accounts. Cited from The Golden Grasshopper, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • They worked busily for a time, without a word spoken by either of them. Cited from Riders of the Silences, by John Frederick
  • For a long time we all worked very busily without speaking. Cited from The Coral Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Here all hands were still busily employed in getting the guns on shore. Cited from The Missing Ship, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • A lady was writing busily at a small table at the further end of the room. Cited from The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 355, October 16, 1886, by Various
  • She was busily taking up her own words, since he had not saved her the trouble. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • His wife was not of our faith and was also too busily occupied to look after the child. Cited from The Alchemist's Secret, by Isabel Cecilia Williams
  • Had we not been so busily employed, we could not have waited so long without food. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Next morning the pretty young fox went off busily into the forest to get food for her grand husband. Cited from Old Peter's Russian Tales, by Arthur Ransome
  • Before him sat the governor-general in a large easy-chair, quite alone and busily engaged in writing. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 3, by Charles Morris
  • The young women were so busily engaged in their conversation that they did not notice her approach. Cited from Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The latter, however, was busily writing, so did not hear the question. Cited from The King's Arrow, by H. A. Cody
  • She was busily occupied there all day and her mission was one of mystery. Cited from A Pagan of the Hills, by Charles Neville Buck
  • We kept busily at our work until the season for rain was approaching. Cited from Sixty Years of California Song, by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • He reached his room to find three other boys busily engaged in abusing their house-master. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Therefore, as you can understand, the time was right busily spent. Cited from The Holy Cross and Other Tales, by Eugene Field
  • We were all so busily employed that the hours did not pass so heavily as they would otherwise have done. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Synonyms of busily

Meaning of busily

  • adverb In a busy manner
    they were busily engaged in buying souvenirs